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The "band of Roman soldiers" referred to in (Matthew 27:27 ) and elsewhere was the tenth part of a legion. It was called a "cohort," and numbered 400 to 600 men. [See ARMY ]

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Band'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/sbd/b/band.html. 1901.

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